Storage Ideas For Couples Living Together
For couples living together in an apartment, having a personal space almost always poses as a challenge. Deciding on which part of the apartment is delegated to whom is another story. The important thing is to properly store your belongings in an organized matter so that everything fits together.
This article aims to provide some ideas to make your organized space a pleasing sight. We also want to give you comfort in knowing where to find your things when you need them.
Have Separate Closets and Dividers
Admitting as early as the moving stage that each of you prefers having a closet of your own is one of the ingredients to a harmonious living together recipe. Most couples will agree that oftentimes a petty quarrel begins with scattered clothes here, there, and everywhere.
For a small apartment, even a makeshift walk-in closet will do the trick. Multi-tier hangers may also come in handy for organizing garments and other stuff.
Foldable partitions help create a private space like having a reading nook or home office area. It’s also a good idea to designate specific areas for specific functions. Using shelves for dividers provides extra storage space.
Organizing stuff is never an easy task. It is also a difficult habit to acquire. It is important that both of you as a couple can come up with a compromise in space sharing or giving each other an individual space that will work for you both.
By adding hooks to the interior of closet doors or on the sides of dressers, you allow more wardrobe accessories to fit in. Fashionable bags may hang wall-style using strategically placed hooks.
Use Space Under the Bed
Choose a bed that allows you to store things beneath. You can stack shoes under the bed. You may also request to build shelves in your bed headboard for storing books.
Above Head Storage
The space above kitchen or bedroom cabinets can be used to store items that you both don’t use regularly. Shelving can also be installed in a bathroom corner where cleaning supplies and toilet paper can be stored.
Baskets With Lids
The most affordable and simplest way to hide clutter is with the use of baskets with lids. Both of you can fill your own basket and have them labeled with item category so you can easily find things when you need them.
Storage Ottoman and Couches
Instead of having plain chairs, why not try having storage ottoman and couches? You can store household tools in one storage ottoman instead of a toolbox. You can use the other for crafts and arts tools.
There are too many ideas to come up with when it comes to storing whatever you got in your apartment. The important thing is to be able to have a mutual agreement regarding where to store shared or individually owned items. This way, caring for tangible things will be one less of your worries in keeping your living together in sync.